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Author Leake, Simon,
Title Soils for landscape development : selection, specification and validation / Simon Leake and Elke Haege.
Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2014.

Author Leake, Simon,
Subject Soils -- Australia.
Soil management -- Australia.
Soil restoration -- Australia.
Landscape design -- Australia.
Restoration ecology -- Australia.
Alt Name Haege, Elke,
CSIRO (Australia)
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Soils for Landscape Development provides a clear, practical and systematic template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. The soil specifications provide essential information and a universally applicable method for landscape architects and designers, specification writers, landscape contractors and soil supply companies to ensure quality and fit-for-purpose soils. A strong emphasis is placed on reducing environmental impacts by reuse of on-site soil, promoting appropriate minimal soil intervention, and using recycled products.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Design development process and the soil approach -- 3. Understanding soils for landscape developments -- 4. Soil design -- 5. Guidance to using the soil performance specifications -- 6. The performance specifications -- Site investigation/analysis -- Preparatory soil works -- Soils for turf and lawns -- Soils for gardens and mass planting -- On slab media -- Specialist soils -- Validation specifications -- Bibliography -- Appendix A: Technical information, sampling and test methods -- Appendix B: Forms and templates -- Appendix C: Soil rooting volumes.
ISBN 9780643109667 (electronic bk.)
0643109668 (electronic bk.)
9780643109650 (electronic bk.)
064310965X (electronic bk.)
9780643109643 (paperback)
0643109641 (paperback)
OCLC # 858802022
Additional Format Print version: Leake, Simon. Soils for landscape development. Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2014 9780643109643 0643109641.


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